• MEPS WEEK
    Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

    Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Endeavour V – Whitehills fisherman’s newest stern trawler is built for the North Atlantic

    VESSEL REVIEW | Endeavour V – Whitehills fisherman’s newest stern trawler is built for the North Atlantic

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Kornog – Irish-built, French-owned bespoke line fishing boat designed for Atlantic waters

    VESSEL REVIEW | Kornog – Irish-built, French-owned bespoke line fishing boat designed for Atlantic waters

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    FEATURE | O’Hara Corporation’s Bering Sea factory trawler gets efficiency-enhancing upgrades

    FEATURE | O’Hara Corporation’s Bering Sea factory trawler gets efficiency-enhancing upgrades

  • FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
    VESSEL REVIEW | Sunderøy – Prestfjord’s newest vessel takes on extreme fishing conditions off northern Norway

    VESSEL REVIEW | Sunderøy – Prestfjord’s newest vessel takes on extreme fishing conditions off northern Norway

  • Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Endeavour V – Whitehills fisherman’s newest stern trawler is built for the North Atlantic
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Kornog – Irish-built, French-owned bespoke line fishing boat designed for Atlantic waters
  • FEATURE | O’Hara Corporation’s Bering Sea factory trawler gets efficiency-enhancing upgrades
  • VESSEL REVIEW | Sunderøy – Prestfjord’s newest vessel takes on extreme fishing conditions off northern Norway
MEPS WEEK
Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

Welcome to Marine Engines and Propulsion Systems Week!

By Neil Baird

The global warming/climate change scare is certainly having a very significant effect on the overall maritime market and not least with respect to marine engines and propulsion systems. Even without the scare, it was becoming obvious to all thinking mariners that the world needs to care for our environment much, much ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
FEATURE | O’Hara Corporation’s Bering Sea factory trawler gets efficiency-enhancing upgrades

FEATURE | O’Hara Corporation’s Bering Sea factory trawler gets efficiency-enhancing upgrades

By Baird Maritime

O’Hara Corporation, a fishing company based in Rockland, Maine, is presently overseeing a project aimed at modernising one of its existing factory trawlers. Originally built by Halter Marine Services as an offshore supply vessel for operations in the Gulf of Mexico in 1974, the 204-foot (62-metre) Alaska Spirit has ..

FISHING/AQUACULTURE WEEK
Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

Welcome to Fishing and Aquaculture Week!

By Neil Baird

While the global fishing boat market is slowly recovering after a near 25-year hiatus, the aquaculture sector is driving ahead with the introduction of many new and larger vessels. Fishing was hammered in most western developed countries and Latin America by ever more stringent environmental restrictions, some deserved and ..

OPINION | Mandatory cameras overshadow the revision of fisheries control rules

OPINION | Mandatory cameras overshadow the revision of fisheries control rules

By Europêche

On Thursday, March 11, the European Parliament adopted its position on a new set of rules meant to revise the Union Fisheries Control System. In general terms, the parliament position improves the proposal from the European Commission modernising control and enforcement measures without penalising or creating excessive ..

OPINION | CCP governance comes to the South China Sea

OPINION | CCP governance comes to the South China Sea

By Zachary Haver

Over the past decade, China has earned itself a reputation as a bully in the South China Sea. Its relentless coast guard patrols, frequent maritime militia operations and regular naval deployments are well documented. Using these capabilities, China harasses foreign fishing boats, disrupts energy exploration attempts and ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
FEATURE | US Coast Guard launches low-cost maritime domain awareness study

FEATURE | US Coast Guard launches low-cost maritime domain awareness study

By Baird Maritime

The US Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center (RDC) recently began conducting a month-long evaluation of unmanned surface vehicles (USV) and their ability to provide persistent maritime domain awareness in remote areas of the ocean. This evaluation is utilising contractor-owned, contractor-operated autonomous ..

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

Welcome to Maritime Security Week!

The requirement for maritime security, or patrol, search and rescue, vessels seems to grow inexorably. Who would have thought that the global boom that commenced in respo ..